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Brexit
The UK IPO have confirmed that from 1 January 2021, any new trade mark, design or patent applications or oppositions filed will require a UK address for service. This is subject to the parliamentary timetable allowing the change to be implemented. Fo...
Trade Marks
Brexit
To get trade mark protection in the UK, you will, from today, need to file protection nationally and not rely on protection from a new EU application. You no longer stand any mathematical chance of registering at EU trade mark before the end of ...
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Dear Clients, Colleagues and Associates. We wish you the very best over this period and that you stay healthy and safe.Williams Powell is running as a virtual office with full and uninterrupted access to all our office systems. We are also ...
Brexit
The UK left the EU at 11pm GMT 31 January 2020. It now enters a transition period during which the status quo is preserved and all EU trade mark and design rights continue to cover the UK. The transition period is presently due to end on 31 Dece...
Patents
 As of January 2021, parties will no longer have free choice on whether a hearing (oral proceedings) during examination or opposition is in person or via video conferencing before the European Patent Office (EPO). Video conferences will be the d...